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Amalgamated Helles - The Stable

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Amalgamated Helles
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6 Ratings
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Ratings: 6
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 14.93%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
The Stable
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
Munich Helles Lager |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Vancer on 06-20-2009)
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Reviews by redjameskidd:
Photo of redjameskidd
3.9/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

As other commenters have said, I was impressed by this seemingly innocuous beer. A true helles lager, and not a maibock. Does not have the melanoidin malt sweetness of bock beer, very crisp and drinkable.

Does not, however, have the hopping of a pils. Instead, a very pleasant biscuity character, dry maltiness that is very subtle and pretty impressive, in terms of their engineering. Perfect beer for the warm weather.

redjameskidd, Jun 30, 2011
More User Reviews:
Photo of MTNboy
4.22/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is a great interpretation of German Classic. The aroma is fruity but not over whelming. There is a good sweet grassy smell as well. Light body is refreshing and is smooth going down. This beer is a real easy drinker. The slight spicy flavor is nice I cannot quite put a finger on what spice but it is good to hook. Great esters of grain. I thoroughly enjoyed this beer.

MTNboy, May 09, 2010
Photo of Tone
3.88/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a clear, pale yellow color. 1/4 inch head of a white color. Good retention and slight lacing. Smells of yeast, slight wheat, some grain, and pale malt. Fits the style of a Munich Helles Lager, not a Maibock / Helles Bock. Mouth feel is smooth and slightly thick with an average carbonation level. Tastes of yeast, citrus (orange), slight spice, wheat, pale malt, and some hints of rice. Overall, a pretty good helles lager.

Tone, Jun 30, 2009
Photo of GossageBrewery
2.53/5  rDev -32.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

This Helles was served on tap in a pint glass at the brewery. Pours a cloudy straw color. There was a thin 1/4 inch head of white head. Retention was poor as it faded quickly. There was only a small amount of lacing left behind. The aroma was almost non-existent. There was a faint hit of wheat and yeast. The taste of the Helles Bock, was light in body, slightly watery. Mouthfeel was smooth. There was a slight taste of pale malt, yeast and wheat. Not very flavorful, I had many Helles Bocks in Germany and this is very much watered down in comparison. Decent session beer i guess, was a little disappointed.

GossageBrewery, Aug 08, 2011
Photo of Wheelinb
4.1/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

This is one of the more flavorful Helles I have had. There is a nice citrus and spice going on with just a hint of saltiness. I think the thing I like most is how easy this beer goes down. You can quickly find yourself downing several, especially on a hot day in the Lou.

Wheelinb, Aug 01, 2009
Photo of Vancer
3.9/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Welp, first chance to try a brew from the Stable. Darn nice brew.

Clear golden pour in the shaker pint, white head pops up but dies within a few minutes.

But the brew is classic Helles, clean and crisp aroma of malt - on the subtle side. Taste is priceless - bits of ginger mix well with the lemon peal amongst the malt. All lightly balanced for this true session brew.

Slides like a dream, smooth as a baby's butt - I could go for an all nighter in the STL heat with this one.

Vancer, Jun 20, 2009
Amalgamated Helles from The Stable
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